Chad Abushanab is the winner of the 2018 Donald Justice Poetry Prize. His debut poetry collection, The Last Visit, is forthcoming from Autumn House Press in March 2019.

His poems have appeared or are forthcoming in The BelieverBest New PoetsBirmingham Poetry ReviewEcotone, Southern Poetry Review, Measure: A Journal of Formal PoetryShenandoahThe Hopkins ReviewUnsplendid, and 32 Poems, among others. He is a doctoral candidate in literature and creative writing at Texas Tech University, as well as an associate editor at Iron Horse Literary Review. He currently lives in Iowa City.